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7 Quick Takes: English Only Edition

— 1 — Working with non-English speakers. When I walked into the classroom for my drop-in session on Monday, I had to calm down one of the students who was taking a test for one of her classes. Her English is limited and she had been sitting there for two hours trying to figure out …
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Time Off for Lent

My grandmother passed away peacefully on Sunday night. She was surrounded by family. Please pray for us during this time. I’m taking Lent off from blogging because I need some quiet in my mind right now. I’ll see y’all again on Easter Sunday.

Prayer Request

My grandmother is expected to pass in the next week, likely the next few days. She’s 98 and will be with my grandfather again (seriously, it’s the most amazing love story), so it’s not an entirely sad thing. If you could please pray for a blessed and peaceful release for her, I’d appreciate it. Her …
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7 Quick Takes: Last Week’s Thanksgivings Edition

I was discharged from the hospital last Thursday afternoon and replaced my laptop that afternoon as well. (Thanks go to my mom for picking it up for me.) Here are my thanksgivings for things that went well in the hospital. — 1 — We discovered the anemia before it got worse. Seriously, I was lucky. …
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The Simple Woman’s Daybook: February 3, 2019

For Today… February 3, 2019 Looking out my window… It’s in the low to mid 30’s F, and we are getting our first snowfall of the year. Woo. I am thinking… about my design homework for my Publisher class. I am thankful… that Target had stuff to melt the driveway. I hate my local Target …
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7 Quick Takes: What’s Been Going On Edition

— 1 — December 18. Daniel had an appointment at the Center for Pediatric Dentistry in Seattle. Verdict: there will be a sedated exam where they can do x-rays, an exam, and a cleaning as well as fix anything that needs to be fixed. This is pretty much exactly what I expected. The dental resident …
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7 Quick Takes: Why I’m Tired Edition

— 1 — It’s my Friday. I work Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. It was a pretty intense week because finals have been released and students are panicking. I can’t help any of them other than pointing out what they are allowed to use if they get stuck. Thankfully, one of the instructors was present on …
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